Magento is one of the most popular eCommerce platform. Based on a solid technological foundation and with a large community of users, Magento is one of the safest choice a company can make. Brands like Nestle, North Face, Nike have chosen Magento.
Why Choose Magento?
Beside allowing you to add a quasi-unlimited number of products, Magento comes standard with key features like Online payment, catalog management and most importantly for Canadian company, Magento is multi-store, multilingual and multi-currency.
This means that you don’t have to build one site per country or per language, Magento allows you to configure order and shipping management functionalities per country/language.
Launching an eCommerce website is one thing, but if your customers don’t see the right price or a real time inventory, you might lose to your competitions.
If you are a B2B or a B2C company, this should be looked into from the beginning, and this is where we can help. With our 10 years experience in Magento development, we have worked with all the majors ERP like SAP, Momentis, Visual 2000, Ariba or Infor SX.
Why NOT choose Magento?
Bet you didn’t expect this part on an agency website?
Well transparency is part of our DNA, and we prefer to have an agnostic approach in terms of platform decision.
Magento is based on solid technological foundation, this means that building a magento website requires experts Magento programmers and a lot of time. If you don’t plan on having multiple currencies, multiple languages, connect to your ERP or you just want to launch your new brand online, a cloud based platform might be a wiser choice.
Also in terms of maintenance and hosting, Magento requires heavy hosting Environment and this will add to your monthly spend. Don’t forget that you will probably need a programmer to update the platform whenever there’s a security patch or a new version so make sure to have a maintenance package post-launch.